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Franchisees appeal $1.2M security order in Hog’s Breath Cafe class action
Franchises 2022-02-18 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain are challenging a ruling that they hand over $1.23 million in security for the defence costs of […]

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Class action funder says perceived 7-Eleven ‘pressure’ relevant to $25M commission bid
Class Actions 2022-02-15 5:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Evidence of anxiety felt by 7-Eleven franchisees leading class actions against the convenience store giant was relevant to whether the funder could earn a $25 […]

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Deloitte report on Mercedes-Benz fixed-price model was ‘spin’, court hears
Automotive 2022-02-07 1:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian Mercedes-Benz dealers behind a $650 million lawsuit over the car maker’s decision to move to a fixed-price agency model allege the car maker engaged […]

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Class action against Hog’s Breath Cafe can’t dodge $1.2M security
Class Actions 2022-02-07 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain must pay $1.23 million in security for legal costs in their class action against the franchisor, and […]

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Court asked to find Retail Food Group class action exempt from MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-01-18 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action against franchise giant Retail Food Group wants to head off any challenge to its funding agreement with a court order that the […]

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GM facing $9M dealer lawsuit over decision to retire Holden brand
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-14 12:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

General Motors is facing a lawsuit by a Holden car dealer who allegedly suffered up to $9.26 million in financial loss following the car maker’s […]

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Mercedes-Benz hits back at $650M lawsuit, says dealer agreements not ‘perpetual’
Franchises 2021-12-07 6:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mercedes-Benz has responded to a $650 million lawsuit by Australian dealers over its decision to move to a fixed-price agency model, saying it had a […]

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Freshii takes Aussie master franchiser to court over unpaid bills
Franchises 2021-12-01 6:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Canadian fast food restaurant Freshii is suing its Australian master franchiser for alleged “extensive failures” to pay what was owed under the franchising agreement and […]

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Judge won’t send CFO application in 7-Eleven class action to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined a contradictor’s calls to send an application for a common fund order in a class action against 7-Eleven, which recently settled […]

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7-Eleven class action contradictor says settlement CFO bid should go to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-16 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A contradictor asked to weigh in on a $98 million settlement in class actions against 7-Eleven has said the Full Federal Court should decide an […]

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